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A Gathering of Lepidopterists: Who's Who of the Butterfly, Moth Experts

Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was a gathering of lepidopterists. A veritable Who's Who of lepidopterists. Some 25 lepidopterists and others interested in butterflies and...

Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Essig Museum associate Kelly Richers works on underwing moths at the gathering of lepitopderists at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell (seated at microscope) of Berkeley talks to colleagues. From left are entomologist Max Klepikov of Berkeley; distinguished professor Don Strong of tje UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology and UC Davis graduate student Eric Lopresti. Kleipkov holds a doctorate in entomology from his native Russia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jerry Powell (seated at microscope) of Berkeley talks to colleagues. From left are entomologist Max Klepikov of Berkeley; distinguished professor Don Strong of tje UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology and UC Davis graduate student Eric Lopresti. Kleipkov holds a doctorate in entomology from his native Russia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell (seated at microscope) of Berkeley talks to colleagues. From left are entomologist Max Klepikov of Berkeley; distinguished professor Don Strong of tje UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology and UC Davis graduate student Eric Lopresti. Kleipkov holds a doctorate in entomology from his native Russia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Physician Val Albu (left) of Fresno confers with entomologist Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley. At far right is Chris Lay, manager of UC Santa Cruz's Natural History Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Physician Val Albu (left) of Fresno confers with entomologist Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley. At far right is Chris Lay, manager of UC Santa Cruz's Natural History Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Physician Val Albu (left) of Fresno confers with entomologist Jerry Powell, emeritus director of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley. At far right is Chris Lay, manager of UC Santa Cruz's Natural History Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Rick Kelson, who directs the butterfly habitat at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, looks over specimens with Shanda Witham, associate curator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Rick Kelson, who directs the butterfly habitat at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, looks over specimens with Shanda Witham, associate curator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Rick Kelson, who directs the butterfly habitat at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, looks over specimens with Shanda Witham, associate curator. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Conferring are Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum, Jeff Smith,curator of the Bohart's butterfly and moth specimens, and Marc Epstein, senior biosystematist for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Conferring are Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum, Jeff Smith,curator of the Bohart's butterfly and moth specimens, and Marc Epstein, senior biosystematist for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Conferring are Steve Heydon, senior museum scientist at the Bohart Museum, Jeff Smith,curator of the Bohart's butterfly and moth specimens, and Marc Epstein, senior biosystematist for the California Department of Food and Agriculture. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum and Essig Museum associate Bill Patterson opens a drawer at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bohart Museum and Essig Museum associate Bill Patterson opens a drawer at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bohart Museum and Essig Museum associate Bill Patterson opens a drawer at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:19 PM

Plume Moth Fit to a 'T'

The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In some respects, the pterophorid plume moth is fit to a 'T.' "The T-square shape is classic," says butterfly expert Art Shapiro, distinguished...

The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The plume moth is tiny. It's shown here on the finger of native pollinator specialist Robbin Thorp, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The plume moth at rest resembles a wind turbine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The plume moth at rest resembles a wind turbine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The plume moth at rest resembles a wind turbine. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 9:11 PM

Supporting the Bohart Museum

Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

If you're looking for a cause to support, consider the Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis. The museum crew, led...

Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum.  (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Noted entomologist Jerry Powell, director emeritus of the Essig Museum of Entomology, UC Berkeley, volunteers at the Bohart Museum. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell selects a specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Entomologist Jerry Powell selects a specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Entomologist Jerry Powell selects a specimen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ethan Wells, 7, of the Woodland Montessori School, delights in an Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ethan Wells, 7, of the Woodland Montessori School, delights in an Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ethan Wells, 7, of the Woodland Montessori School, delights in an Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands reach out to touch the Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Hands reach out to touch the Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Hands reach out to touch the Australian walking stick. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 10:38 PM

Luck Be a Lady

Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Photographers never tire of capturing images of ladybugs, aka lady beetles.First of all, they're beneficial insects. You know when you photograph...

Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug, aka lady beetle, searching for aphids. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The ladybug's coloring warns
The ladybug's coloring warns "Leave me alone!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The ladybug's coloring warns "Leave me alone!" (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A ladybug on the prowl. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A ladybug on the prowl. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A ladybug on the prowl. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, October 21, 2011 at 9:15 PM
Tags: Coccinellids (2), Jerry Powell (11), lady beetles (40), ladybugs (42)

Collembola!

A springtail (look to the right of

Collembola! Watch the springtails spring!Over the last several days, Art Shapiro, professor of evolution and ecology at the University of Caifornia,...

A springtail (look to the right of
A springtail (look to the right of "of") next to a penny. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A springtail (look to the right of "of the") next to a penny. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The springtail is less than 6 millimeters long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The springtail is less than 6 millimeters long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The springtail is less than 6 millimeters long. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Site of the springtail sightings on Howard Way, looking toward Russell Boulevard on UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Site of the springtail sightings on Howard Way, looking toward Russell Boulevard on UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Site of the springtail sightings on Howard Way, looking toward Russell Boulevard on UC Davis campus. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 7:56 PM
Tags: Art Shapiro (211), Collembola (1), Jerry Powell (11), springtails (1), UC Davis (216)

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